The Herald
News and Events at Christ Episcopal Church - Somers Point, New Jersey
December 23 , 2018
In This Issue
From Rector, Wardens, and Vestry
May the blessings of love, peace and happiness be yours this Christmas and New Year!
"The Word was made flesh and lived among us"
(John 1:14)
Father Justin, Wardens, and Vestry





Parish Calendar: December 2018
Parish Calendar: November 2018

         Christmas Service Schedule

Christmas Eve: Monday, December 24

Children's Mass 4pm

Vigil Mass 11pm

Christmas Day: Tuesday, December 25

Mass 10am
           Sunday School



Father Justin presented honorary plaques to Amy Seaman and Koren Cowgill for their dedication to our Sunday School children.  Amy directs the Sunday School, under her leadership participation has grown over the past decade.  Year round Christian Education for our children is offered, including Vacation Bible School.  We are truly thankful for a vibrant Sunday School program!
Koren has directed the children in music throughout the past eight years, most notably the Children's Christmas Eve Services.  She has composed original music both for our children and our congregation, as we enjoyed on Christ the King Sunday!






       Vestry Postions & Deputies for 2019: Annual Meeting, Sunday, January 6, 2019 after the 10am Service: Deadline for Nominations, Sunday, December 30

Upcoming Services and Ministries!


- Wednesday, December 26, Holy Eucharist, 10:30am (chapel)

- Monday, December 31, Holy Eucharist, 5:30pm (chapel) Vigil of The Holy Name

- Thursday, January 3, Healing Service at Spring Village (Galloway) 11am




Saint Christopher Memorial Garden at Christ Church


Ecumenical Food Bank and Discretionary Sunday

Prayer List

Healing prayers offered for :
Anna Livia, Jennifer, Charlie, Jill, Edward, Ruth Ann, Rich, Christine, Ryan, Jaclyn, Donna, Michelle, Tara, Jeanette, Harry, Brittany, Brandon, Loretta, Dave, Edythe, Adrian, Beth, Warren, Ann, Martin, Bill, Leigh, Bobby, MaryAnn, Richard, Jessica, Mike , Ron, Judy, Harlan, Marty, Father Julian, Mark, Heather, Jim, Ralph, Monica, Anne, Wally, Wilson, Troy, Tanner, Claire

Prayers for the Homebound are offered for : Helen, Dorothy, Jean, Elsie, Irene, Lucy,Sally
For First Responders everywhere, especially for those in our parish family serving our local communities: Linwood, Mark, Michelle, Jim, Anthony, Stephen, Wally, Stephanie, Ward, Rachel, Charles, Rob, Catelyn, Michael
Prayers for all those in the Armed Forces and especially our parish family : 
Anthony, Glenn, Evelyn, Charles, Dominick, Morgan, Nicholas, Jessica Jesse, Keith, Andrew
This Week's Readings
                                                            Moments At Christ Church